Frederick James Corlett

ID# 625, (23 Jun 1901 - 3 Apr 1970)

Frederick James Corlett was born on 23 Jun 1901 at Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand .1

He was the son of William Edward Corlett and Amy Yates.

Frederick attended "Central School", Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , on 13 Aug 1906

CORLETT Frederick James
DOB 23rd June 1901
Admission Date 13 Aug 1906
Parent: William Corlett, Dixon St
No previous school, final date Standard I, Sept 1909.2

Frederick attended "Parkvale School", Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , on 15 Aug 1911

CORLETT Frederick
Parkvale School, Carterton
No 24
Admission: 15 Aug 1911
Parent: W Corlett, Parkvale
DOB 23 June 1901
Last School: Masterton DHS.3

Frederick attended "Lansdowne School", Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand , on 6 Nov 1914

CORLETT Frederick James
Lansdowne School
No 664
Admission: 6 Nov 1914
Parent: W Corlett, First St
DOB: 20 June 1901
Last School: Masterton DHS.4

Frederick was listed as a beneficiary in Amy Corlett's will on 19 Jun 1918 at "Masterton Court", New Zealand ,

This is the Last Will and Testament of me
Amy Corlett of No 5 First Street, Landsowne, Masterton in the Dominion of New Zealand, married woman.5

Frederick James Corlett was listed on the police records on 12 Sep 1923 of "Police Gazette", New Zealand ,
Property Stolen
Wellington - 8th Ultimo, from the Ferry Wharf, the property of Frederick James Corlett, Jockey, Opaki, Masterton, a leather suit case, with FJC on outside & Frederick James Corlett stamped on inside, containg a blue suit & a grey check suit, size 4 with "Kraigham & Chapman, Masterton" on tags of coats, five shirts, a brown sweater, a pair of silk riding breeches, a brown leather kit bag, containg a single rein racing bridle with nicket bit, two sets of racing colours (gold body & blue sleeves & red cap), a pair of nigger-brown shoes, a pair of riding boots (size 6) two light web girths & surcingles, two sets of leathers & irons, a pair of black-backed hair brushes, a skull cap, & other small articles.
Total values about £50. Can ID.6

Frederick James Corlett married Eunice May Carrick in 1930 at Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand .7

Frederick James Corlett was on the 1940 Directory.

Corlett, F J, Turner, 800 Garden Road, Hastings.8

Frederick died on 3 Apr 1970 at Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand , at age 68 years, 9 months and 11 days.9

Frederick was buried on 5 Apr 1970 at Hastings Cemetery, Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand ,

Corlett, Frederick James / Eunice May
No dates.10

Frederick and Eunice had 2 children, both still living.

Child of Frederick James Corlett and Eunice May Carrick

Father*William Edward Corlett (1872 - 29 Jul 1926)
Mother*Amy Yates (3 Jul 1878 - 31 May 1918)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 2934, Sept Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S44] School Admissions, School Records (Auckland, New Zealand: NZSG), Masterton Central School 1900 - 1908, Reg No 1481. Hereinafter cited as School Records.
  3. [S44] School Records, NZSG Register No 24 - Wairarapa Branch.
  4. [S44] School Records, NZSG Register No 664 - Wairarapa Branch.
  5. [S59] NZSG, NZSG Index., CD-ROM (Auckland, New Zealand: NZSG, 2000-2009), Various NZ Records, Masterton Court, Amy Corlett died 31 May 1918, Masterton, filed 19 June 1918, 44/18, Will. Hereinafter cited as NZSG Index.
  6. [S42] National Gazette ; Court Records, Housed at National Archives New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, 12 Sept 1923 Police Gazette, Pg 526 - viewed Dunedin Archives July 2012.
  7. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 10403.
  8. [S12] Directories, NZ PO Directory (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1866 - 1955), Wises NZPO Directory 1940. Hereinafter cited as NZ PO Directory.
  9. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 1820, aged 68.
  10. [S3] NZSG, NZ Cemetery Records (Auckland, New Zealand & Online Council Databases: NZSG, 1988), 998: Block Wall South Face Plot 624 - Site NCH624_H. Hereinafter cited as NZ Cemetery Records.